PRINCIPLES OF INCORPORATION
1. The Name of the Society shall be: The Menachem Begin Heritage Foundation
2. The Aims of the Society are: To initiate, to establish and to maintain various projects to perpetuate the memory, legacy and activity of Menachem Begin throughout his various positions as one of the heads of the Jabotinsky Movement and Betar abroad, as the Commander of the Irgun Zvai Leumi, as the leader of the armed revolt against the foreign occupier in Israel, as Head of the Opposition in Israel and as the fortifier of Israel’s democratic system, as the Sixth Prime Minister of the State of Israel and as the Peacemaker with Egypt, as the enlarger of the settlement movement throughout Western Eretz-Yisrael and as one of the greatest Jewish leader in his generation.
3. Towards the fulfillment of the above aims, the Society shall be authorized to do:
a. to establish centers, museums, research, educational and informational institutions and/or to become integrated with the Jabotinsky Institute and the museums of the Irgun already existing in Israel in order to set up a special unit to the memorializing of him and his heritage.
b. To support university cathedras as well in other educational bodies to be dedicated to Menachem Begin.
c. To do any other activities and to further any other project that is seen to aid and further the aims of the Society.
d. to run financial-raising operations and to seek contributions as well as other fundraising actions to obtain the necessary monies and funds for the support of the above aims of the Society.
e. the Society is established solely for the realization of the above aims and all possessions and all fiduciary income shall serve only the above aims and distribution of profits or benefits in any fashion amongst its members is prohibited.
4. In addition to all the above and in accordance with it, the instructions of the Standard Bylaws as appended to the Law for Societies 1980 shall apply to this Society with the following changes:
I. At the end of Paragraph 1, Sub-paragraph 1, a new sub-clause shall be added thus:
“the Executive Board shall be permitted solely within its own consideration to accept members to the Society as Honorary Members. The Board is permitted to grant this title also to regular members registered in the Society. A non-member being accepted as an Honorary Member or a regular member being so accepted will be free from the regulations as set forth in Paragraph 2.”
II. Paragraph 21 is hereby nullified. In its place shall come the following:
“the Society, having been liquidated, and after all its debts have been settled in total, if any possessions shall remain, these shall be transferred to another public institution as defined in Paragraph 9(2) in the Law of Income Tax and shall not be distributed amongst its members.”
5. We, the undersigned, wish to come together to form this Society and to be its Founders.